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fermcap and attenuation
« on: August 14, 2012, 06:16:00 AM »
Are there any negatives concerning use of fermcap as far as attenuation is concerned?

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Re: fermcap and attenuation
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2012, 07:11:15 AM »
Are there any negatives concerning use of fermcap as far as attenuation is concerned?
I have never had a problem, but I use it primarily in the boil kettle, not the fermenter.
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Re: fermcap and attenuation
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2012, 07:58:33 AM »
I've used it in the kettle and fermenter as well as both kettle and fermenter and have had no problems with attenuation.
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Re: fermcap and attenuation
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2012, 09:09:50 AM »
Are there any negatives concerning use of fermcap as far as attenuation is concerned?

Not that I've ever encountered.
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Re: fermcap and attenuation
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2012, 09:40:48 AM »
I haven't had any difference in either attenuation or head retention.
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